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  • hip replacement dogs

What Dog Owners Should Know About Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement (THR) is considered the gold standard treatment for large-breed dogs affected by severe hip dysplasia, especially when medical management has become ineffective. Our orthopedic team at Austin Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center (AVES) has the ability to perform this technically demanding procedure to improve your pet’s quality of life. What is total [...]

By |December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
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Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies: A Life-Threatening Danger for Your Pet

Your pet’s inquisitive nature is probably one of their most endearing qualities, but it can also land them in a heap of trouble. Animals use their senses of smell and taste to explore their world, which means that something that looks interesting goes into their mouth, and is often swallowed. While some items pass without [...]

By |June 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
  • cardiovascular disease in pets

Cardiovascular Disease in Pets: A Silent Threat

Bella is a 6-year-old long-haired cat who loves pouncing on her toy mice and napping in the sun. When Bella’s owner noticed her sleeping more than normal and not eating her entire dinner and knowing that Bella was overdue for her annual wellness visit, she scheduled an appointment with their family veterinarian. During Bella’s exam, [...]

By |April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
  • Lymphoma in dogs

Oncology Highlight: Canine Lymphoma

Dogs can develop many different types of cancer. Canine lymphoma accounts for up to 24% of all dog cancers, and is the most common cancer type arising from hematopoietic cells (i.e., immature blood cells). If your dog has been diagnosed with lymphoma, you likely have many questions about their cancer type, and their long-term prognosis. [...]

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
  • Reasons your dog is limping

Why Is My Dog Limping?

  You know the heart-sinking feeling. Your dog is happily playing in the backyard, and suddenly limps back to you. Whether they didn’t land properly after catching a frisbee, or developed the limp for seemingly no reason, you are concerned whether your furry pal has a debilitating injury, or simply overdid things. Your primary care veterinarian [...]

By |December 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
  • Veterinary Technician running CT scan for a German Shepard

X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, and MRI: What are the Differences and Why Would My Pet Need Them?

When something is amiss with your pet, we often rely on the most advanced diagnostic tools to make a diagnosis, determine the problem’s extent, and create a plan for treatment. As an integral part of this process, Austin Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center’s advanced imaging capabilities are an invaluable part of your pet’s medical care. [...]

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments


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